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Comparing Covered Self-expandable Metallic Stent (SEMS) Above/Across the Sphincter of Oddi

2014-07-24 14:10:27 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this prospective, randomized multicenter study is to determine whether there is any difference in stent patency of covered metallic stents in terms of stent positioning, above and across the sphincter of Oddi, in malignant bile duct obstruction.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Conditions

Cancer of Bile Duct

Intervention

PTFE Covered ComVi [full covered] Biliary Stent, PTFE Covered ComVi [full covered] Biliary Stent

Location

Gifu University
Gifu
Japan
135-720

Status

Recruiting

Source

Taewoong Medical Co., Ltd.

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:10:27-0400

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